KINGS MOUNTAIN - James "Jim" Robert Glenn Barnette, 74, passed away Dec. 27, 2012, at his home.
A native of Cleveland County, he is the son of Sarah Ruth Mitchem Barnette and the late Clesby Glenn Barnette.
Jim proudly served in the U.S. Navy
. He was an active member and deacon of Plainview Baptist Church, Dallas and loved by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Short Barnette of the home; children, Mike Barnette and wife Michelle, Gary Howell, Mickey Howell, Annalisa Levin and husband Ben, Kim Causby and husband Doug, Kelly Toney; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
A service celebrating Jim's life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Plainview Baptist Church, 3640 High Shoals Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034 followed by a gathering of friends in the fellowship hall.
Memorials in Jim's name may be directed to the church.
A Simple Service is caring for the family.